Tampa parents turn to lice removal experts to combat pests
Tampa Bay Times – February 18, 2016
… “My daughter has light brown hair, and as much as I tried I couldn’t see (the nits and bugs),” Gittleman said. “I called (LiceDoctors) and they came to our house, applied the oil, combed through our hair, and they were done with my daughter and me within a couple of hours.”… “We had no more lice after that. I was thrilled.” [read more]
Parents warned about new outbreak of lice
WREG – Memphis – December 8, 2015
Sheila Jeeven’s son goes to Farmington Elementary. She’s battled lice before and said it`s not pretty at all. “It’s awful. You have to put medicine in their hair and comb it out. It’s just a pain,” she said. Parents across Germantown said they’ve been checking their children’s scalp several times a day after warnings from the school nurses of lice spreading through classrooms throughout Dogwood and Farmington Elementary. [read more]
Parents, schools dealing with chemical-resistant ‘super lice’
The Wichita Eagle – November 1, 2015
Remember when you were little? If you had head lice, all it took to get rid of them was overcoming the embarrassment of buying some over-the-counter shampoo. No more. Parents and schools are battling “super lice” – itchy, six-clawed pests resistant to drugs. [read more]
Heading Your Way This Summer: Lice
From TheRichmondFamilyMagazine.com – May 24, 2013
While there are lots of articles that cover how to treat head lice, there just aren’t enough about how to prevent it. Parents spend a lot of money for summer programs and camps for their children. No one wants to learn that their child has gotten head lice, but it happens all too often . [read more]
It’s a Louse-Y Job But Someone Has to Do It
From the TheLutzPatch.com – May 9, 2013
Genette Kova is a nit picker.
No, she literally is.
Kova, of Land O’ Lakes, is a professional lice head technician who serves Pasco, Hillsborough, Pinellas and other counties for the LiceDoctors Head Lice Removal Service, a national in-home removal service.
“I stumbled upon it,” she said of the job she has held for two years.
Kova, who has experience digging through scalps as a hairdresser, said while some consider her job a dirty one, she enjoys being there to help people. Her clients are primarily “active children with a happy social life.”